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PERRY FARRELL To Record With THE DOORS?

Trent McMartin of Canada's Soul Shine magazine has issued the following report: According to the Perry Farrell fan pageAintNoRight.com, the surviving members of THE DOORS have approached ex–JANE'S ADDICTION singer Perry Farrell to record an album with them. This August Farrell will perform with THE DOORS at the VH1 taping of "Decades". Recent ...

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Tabloid Show Claims JIM MORRISON Is Alive

Launch Radio Networks reports: No, it's not another rerun of the 1983 film "Eddie & the Cruisers" — there's a new report that says late DOORS frontman Jim Morrison is alive. Last night's (Friday, May 20) episode of the tabloid TV show "A Current Affair" had a story that Morrison is alive and well, and ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: Demo Clips Posted Online

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have posted four clips from their upcoming "Demos" CD at their MySpace.com page. Each of the four clips is a 30-second sample representing one of the four demos ...

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NATRON Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT FEST

Italian death metallers NATRON have been confirmed for the next edition of the Brutal Assault Fest, set to take place August 11-13 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include KRISIUN, NECROPHAGIST, ROOT, and CALLENISH CIRCLE. In other news, NATRON's "House of Festering" video is currently featured on the Italian ...

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BRUTALITY Guitarist Dead

According to a post on the official BRUTALITY web site, guitarist Mausolus Arguelles Von Kiszka has died. No cause of death was disclosed, only that he "has made the journey to the other side." As previously reported, BRUTALITY recently disbanded after Poland's Still Dead Productions "completely backed out of their end of the deal" to ...

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Ireland's DAY OF DARKNESS Festival: Final Lineup Announced

Greek metallers ROTTING CHRIST will headline this year's Day of Darkness Metalfest, set to take place on Saturday July 9 at Pedigree Corner, Ballylinan, Co Laois in Ireland. Now in its fourth year, the festival will once again bring together bands from Ireland's thriving domestic metal scene with a number of their international peers. Tickets ...

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The Wreck of the Minot - WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE

You may actually have to do a little digging to find the new album from this under-underground Boston trio. But put in the time, and you'll be rewarded with some of the most potent, crushing, timeless hard rock and roll to come down the pike this year. WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE marry clenched-fist riffs and ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: 'RC Memorial Day Massacre Tour' Announced

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have announced the details of their "RC Memorial Day Massacre Tour 2005". Confirmed dates are as follows: May 21 - Austin, TX @ The Backroom May 26 - Corpus Christi, ...

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DEATH AND TAXES Putting Finishing Touches On Debut CD

Los Angeles rockers DEATH AND TAXES, who feature in their ranks Jay Link on lead vocals, Michael Cutting of HOLY SOLDIER fame on guitars, Dave Starkey on bass, and Paul Monroe of XYZ fame on drums, are finishing up the last seven tracks for their debut album, "Inevitable". The CD is expected to be released ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Octavarium' Audio Samples Posted Online

Audio samples of all eight tracks from the upcoming DREAM THEATER album, "Octavarium", have been posted online at Bol.de (scroll down to the "Hörproben" section). The CD is scheduled for release on June 7 via Atlantic Records. DREAM THEATER began writing and recording their latest album last November at the Hit Factory studios ...

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NEVERMORE: Release Date Set For 'This Godless Endeavor'

Century Media Records has set a July 26 release date for the new NEVERMORE album, entitled "This Godless Endeavor". Creating metal's most progressively innovative, insidiously addictive, and blazingly entangled music, mesmerizing vocalist Warrel Dane, backed by guitar virtuoso Jeff Loomis and the jackhammer rhythms of bassist Jim Sheppard and drummer Van Williams are now joined ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: VINNIE PAUL-Produced Demos To Be Released On CD

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have set Tuesday, May 24, 2005 as the release date for their collection of demos, entitled "The Demos", through F*ck It Records. The disc will feature all the old-school thrash ...

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WARGASM Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

On Saturday June 25, the three members of WARGASM, plus assorted members of STEEL ASSASSIN, TRIPHAMMER, MADD HUNTER, EVERY SECOND, and TONGUE & GROOVE will perform at a benefit concert at the Mallard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Three bands consisting of the above-mentioned musicians will be formed specially for this occasion and will perform the music ...

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BRUTALITY Split Up (Again)

Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have apparently once again disbanded after Poland's Still Dead Productions "completely backed out of their end of the deal" to release the band's next album, according to a post on the group's web site. The band's final recording lineup was as follows: Scott Reigel - Lead Vocals Jeff Acres - Bass/Vocals ...

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SHADOW GALLERY: 'Room V' Guest Appearances Revealed

SHADOW GALLERY's upcoming album, "Room V", will feature a host of guest appearances, according to a post on the group's official web site. "Laura Jaeger returns again to sing on two songs for the new release," the posting reads. "Arjen Anthony Lucassen will be performing a solo on one of the tracks and new performer, ...

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